Dale and I were gone this past weekend to speak at a marriage event in Ohio. When we returned, we noticed some spots on our recently renovated hardwood floors. We called and had the guy who stained our floors to come by and tell us what the spots were. He shared with us that they […]
For the past several weeks, Dale and I have been renovating our home. Some of it we contracted out and some we did ourselves. We actually like working with our hands and working together! Can I just tell you that our house was SUCH a mess for the longest time and I am still cleaning […]
We are currently in the season of LENT and I shared in my earlier post what LENT is, (click HERE if you want to read it) and what I felt led to write about for the next several weeks during this Lenten season. Since LENT is a time of reflection and repentance, I felt the […]
Lint or Lent? Words matter. But so does the explanation of them, as clearly noticed in this scenario!
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Dale’s Dad, affectionately known as “Pops“. As I woke up this morning praying comfort for our family, I thought, “How would I best honor Pops on this day?” Honor. We’ve lost honoring others in our society today. We used to teach our children to stand up […]
When I was a kid, me and my little sister were constantly bugging our older sister. We did the majority of our picking in the car. I can remember my mother constantly saying, “You don’t want me to come back there!” And friends, if she pulled that car over…..well, you can only imagine! One time, […]
It is always exciting to me to study and hear from the Lord about our next year and what He has in store! I’m like a kid on Christmas morning, waiting to open a gift! So, today, let’s open this beautiful gift of a new year with Jesus and let’s see what we can find. […]
Sometimes, we want to know our WORD for the year, and then when we get it, we are not so sure it’s the one we wanted! I mean, we are like, “Lord, I’ll take joy if it’s all the same to You!” But when He gives you patience or perseverance, we are thinking, “Can I […]
Goals. Desires. Resolutions. Promises. Aspirations. Wants. Needs. Got em? Yep, me too. And for the last few days, I have been talking with the Lord about what we are supposed to do or how we are supposed to respond or BE in the “middle time“. You know, that time between the desire and the fulfillment. […]
When it comes to the success of a New Year’s resolution, I am convinced that fasting can be an integral part of helping give shape to fulfilling your WORD that God gives you. Fasting rids us of all distractions so that we can truly engage in focused conversation with God about your WORD, and let Him narrow your focus and help you chart a course to see your WORD fulfilled. Read more to find out the benefits of dethroning your stomach!